Legal Resource Manual for Purchasers and Contract Administrators

Note: This Legal Resource Manual is not intended to provide specific legal advice for any specific situation. It is intended as general information only. Legal advice can be provided only in the course of an attorney-client relationship with reference to all the facts of a specific situation. This information, therefore, must not be relied on as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney.

Access to Electronic and Information Resources by Individuals with Disabilities

Chapter 2054, Subchapter M, Government Code

Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 10, Chapter 206, State Web Sites:

Subchapter A, Definitions

Subchapter C, Rule §206.70 Accessibility and Usability of Institution of Higher Education Web Sites

Subchapter C, Rule §206.71 Accessibility Policy

Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 10, Chapter 213, Electronic and Information Resources:

Subchapter A, Definitions

Subchapter C, Electronic and Information Resources for Institutions of Higher Education

UTS150 Access by Persons with Disabilities to Electronic and Information Resources Procured by The University of Texas System Administration and The University Of Texas System Institutions

Best Value Statutes

Section 51.9335, Education Code

Section 73.115, Education Code

Section 74.008, Education Code

Board of Regents' Rules and Regulations

Bond Review Board

Business Procedure Memoranda (BPMs) see U.T. System Policy Library

Buyer Training and Certification

UTS156 Purchaser Training and Certification

UTS159 Purchasing

Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of Texas Comptroller's office (TPASS) - Training Information

Catalogue Information System Vendor(CISV) (Repealed 09-01-2007)

Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of Texas Comptroller's Office (TPASS) - CISV Information

Construction Contracts

UT System Office of Facilities Planning and Construction

UT System OGC Construction Law Pages

Consulting Contracts

UTS128 - Consulting Contracts Policy and Procedures Guide

Office of the Governor Consulting Contract Guidelines

Consulting Contract Template, RFP Template and Instructions (Requires UT/Shibboleth password; use "Sample Documents" link

Gov. Code Chapter 2254, Subchapter B

Contract Checklists

UTS145 Processing of Contracts

UT System OGC General Procedure Contract Checklis

UT System Office of Business Affairs Contract Processing Checklist

Delegation of Authority to Sign Contracts

Board of Regents Rules and Regulations - Series 10501

Department ofnInformation Resources (DIR)

DIR Home Page

Electronic Records, Signatures, and Transactions

Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act ("the E-Sign Act"), Title 15, Chapter 96, United States Code


Texas Uniform Electronic Transactions Act ("UETA"), Chapter 322, Texas Business and Commerce Code

Acceptance and Distribution of Electronic Records by Governmental Agencies, Section 322.017, Texas Business and Commerce Code

Texas Department of Information Resources ("DIR") - Management of Electronic Transactions and Signed Records, Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 10, Chapter 203

Texas State Library and Archives Commission ("TSL") - Standards and Procedures for Management of Electronic Records, Texas Administrative Code, Title 13, Part 1, Chapter 6, Subchapter C

UETA Task Force (DIR and TSL) - Guidelines for the Management of Electronic Transactions and Signed Records

DIR Website

TSL Website

Equipment Leases

Equipment Lease Issues OGC Training Presentation (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "Training" link)

Texas Bond Review Board

Group Purchasing

UT System-wide Contracts Web page (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "system-wide contracts" link)

Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) - The DIR Store

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program

UTS137 Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program

UT System Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program

Office of Facilities Planning and Construction HUB Web Page

Interagency Contracts

Restrictions on Interagency Contracts for Information Resource Technologies Section 2054.119, Government Code

DIR Rules Related to Interagency Contracts - 1 TAC 204.31

Interagency Cooperation Act - Chapter 771, Government Code

Open Records

UTS 139 Texas Public Information Ac

UT System OGC Open Records

Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552, Government Code

Processing of Contracts

UTS145 Processing of Contracts

UT System OGC Contract Review Procedures

UT System Office of Business Affairs Contract Processing Checklist

Professional Services

Gov. Code Chapter 2254, Subchapter A

Public Information

UTS 139 Texas Public Information Act

UT System OGC Open Records

Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552, Government Code

Purchaser Training and Certification

UTS156 Purchaser Training and Certification

UTS159 Purchasing

Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of Texas Comptroller's Office (TPASS) - Training Information

Purchasing Council

UT System Purchasing Council Web Site

Request for Information (RFIs)

Request for Information Template (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "Sample Documents" link)

Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Request for Proposal Templates and Instructions (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "Sample Documents" link)

Request for Qualifications (RFQs)

Request for Qualifications Template (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "Sample Documents" link)

Social Security Numbers

UTS165 Information Resources Use and Security Policy

Space Lease Agreements

UTS126 Processing of Space Lease Agreements

State of Texas Procurement Manual

Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 10, Chapter 206, State Web Sites:

Subchapter A, Definitions

Subchapter C, Institution of Higher Education Web Sites

Suspension of Performance

OGC Bulletin Suspension of Performance by State Vendors Under the Texas Prompt Payment Act (UT/Shibboleth password required; use "Bulletins" link)

Tax Issues

UTS103 Unrelated Business Income Tax

Texas Bond Review Board

Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR)

Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of Texas Comptroller's Office (TPASS)

Texas Public Information Act

UTS 139 Texas Public Information Act

UT System OGC Open Records

Texas Public Information Act, Chapter 552, Government Code

Unrelated Business Income Tax

UTS103 Unrelated Business Income Tax

U.T. System Policy Library

http://www.utsystem.edu/bor/procedures/policy/

U.T. System Purchasing Council

UT System Purchasing Council Web Sitem

Vending Machine Contracts

UTS130 Vending Machine Contracts

Board of Regents Rules and Regulations - Series 50302

Web Site Solicitation

UTS122 Guidelines for Web Site Solicitations

Board of Regents Rules and Regulations - Section 2.24, Series 80103

 

Note: This Legal Resource Manual is not intended to provide specific legal advice for any specific situation. It is intended as general information only. Legal advice can be provided only in the course of an attorney-client relationship with reference to all the facts of a specific situation. This information, therefore, must not be relied on as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney.